Heavy snow closes Highway 21 between Idaho City and Lowman

Posted at 12:29 PM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 10:57:49-05

LOWMAN, Idaho — UPDATE (1/13): More closures are in effect for U.S. 26 between Ririe and Swan Valley and Idaho Highway 47 between Ashton to the Warm River area. For updates, click here or follow ITD on Twitter.

ORIGINAL: Heavy snow continues piling up in Idaho's central mountains, leading to rough driving conditions and road closures.

As of Monday morning, Highway 21 remains closed north of Idaho City to Lowman. Another section of Highway 21 is closed from Grandjean to Banner Summit. There is danger of an avalanche in the area.

ITD officials plan to recheck road conditions later Sunday, but more snow is in the forecast.

From Sunday morning through Tuesday evening, the area could see an additional 14-18 inches of snow.

Before you make travel plans, it's always best to check for the latest conditions.